Illustrator

A Pattern Emerges

Author: 
Desdiner
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How to create half drop and random patterns in multiple color ways using Adobe Illustrator CS5.

I Love You!!!

Author: 
codenux
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Illustrator Challenge
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Natasha and Bill in this video show you how to create a stylized heart, and text. With interlocking shadows.

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Smart Text

Author: 
nicoleoliver
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Illustrator Challenge
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Haven't you always been dying to know how to make a brain out of text in Illustrator? Well, me neither, but that doesn't mean it's not worth doing. If there's one thing I've learned from Deke's Techniques, it's the value of dynamic and editable vectors, so that drove my uh... *cough cough* brainstorming.... for this tutorial.

Happy Birthday

Author: 
rajerthat
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Illustrator Challenge
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Using Deke's Techniques and much more, learn how to wish your friends and peers happy birthday in a new fashion and an inexpensive manner.

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Deke's Techniques 84: Drawing a Perfect Linear Spiral in Illustrator

Deke's Techniques 84: Drawing a Perfect Linear Spiral in Illustrator

Just in time for The Illustrator Challenge to end (my timing is impeccable!), I present you with an ultra-cool Illustrator technique. It's like this, friends. Have you ever tried using Illustrator's Spiral tool? Or better yet, have you ever used it to create an element in an actual piece of artwork? If so, my guess is that you didn't find it to be a particularly fun experience, and you probably had a hell of a time getting the results you wanted.

In which case, rest assured, it's not your fault. With all due respect to Adobe, Illustrator's Spiral tool is the kind of tool only a monkey could love. And it'd have to be a stupid monkey at that.

Which is why, this week, I show you how to create a more predictable and better looking spiral, the kind of spiral you actually want to make, using the Polar Grid tool.

Here's the official description from lynda.com: Read more » 

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